UN Panel report on DRC arms embargo violations & gold smuggling

The UN Panel of Experts on the Democratic Republic of Congo has issued its 2020 final report. It says that “several countries offered military training and delivered significant quantities of arms, ammunition, equipment and military vehicles to armed forces” without notifying the UNSC Sanctions Committee, as is required under resolution 1533 (2004). The DRC Sanctions Committee also expressed concern about …

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About Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC is a senior barrister (Queen’s Counsel) at Brick Court Chambers with a wide-ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human rights & civil liberties. She has a particular expertise in sanctions. The legal directories say she is the...

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